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Akshardham Light Show Overview

Trip Location: New Delhi

Start / End Point: Hotel / Residence located in the Central Delhi region.

Start Time of the Tour: 04:00 PM

Temple Opening hours: 6:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Duration: 2 Hours

Show Language: Hindi

Swaminarayan Akshardham also referred to as Akshardham Temple is a Hindu temple and a spiritual-cultural campus in New Delhi. The complex displays millennia of traditional Hindu and Indian culture, spirituality, and architecture. The complex features an Abhishek mandap, Sahaj Anand water show, a thematic garden and three exhibitions namely Sahajanand Darshan (Hall of Values), Neelkanth Darshan (an IMAX film on the early life of Swaminarayan as the teenage yogi, Neelkanth), and Sanskruti Darshan (cultural boat ride). 

Start your journey with the hotel pick-up in a private cab from your desired hotel / Residence and proper time, Drive to the Akshardham temple where architects have achieved the zenith of carving to induce life in every piece of stone. Akshardham temple offers the most popular musical fountain in Delhi which is conducted at Yagnapurush Kund.

The water show showcases a breathtaking blend of technology with creativity. This show also depicts the story from ancient Hindu scriptures Kena Upanishad. Though the show is only available in Hindi,  the tour will be guided by the professional English speaking guide who will assist you before and after the show. 

Other Inclusions

  • Hotel pickup and drop.
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  • Transportation in an air-conditioned vehicle.
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  • Private English speaking local guide.

Things To Carry

  • Sunscreen
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  • Comfortable clothes and footwear
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  • Sunglasses
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  • Camera
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  • Thrillophilia Voucher


  • Children Below Age 4 are complimentary in the package.
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  • Min. 2 people are required to book this tour.
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  • Entry Tickets are not included. It is payable on the ground.
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  • Timing of the temple - 9:30 AM - 6:30 PM
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  • Last entry at 6 pm
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  • Not wheelchair accessible
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  • Shoes must be removed at places of worship,
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  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travelers. You can book the same tour multiple times if you are more than 6 in numbers.
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  • Adults / Senior Citizens (Age 12+): ? 80 (Payable On the Ground)
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  • Children (Age 4 – 11): 50 (Payable On the Ground)
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  • This tour does not operate on Mondays
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  • The Sahaj Anand Water Show also included in the tour that happens during the evening time and is subject to availability of tickets
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  • There may be a waiting time of 20-30 minutes for the film feature and the water show in the evening
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  • The light and water show is conducted in Hindi, however, your guide will explain the story before or after the show.
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  • Wheelchairs are available on the premises for free with a refundable deposit (INR 100) to be paid on the spot
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  • Shoes must be removed at places of worship.
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  • Knees and shoulders must be covered at the places of worship.
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  • Luggage or large bags are not allowed here

Tour Type

  • This is a private tour

Akshardham Light Show: Cancellation Policy

  • If cancellations are made within 3-6 days before the start date of the trip, 25% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
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  • If Cancellations are made within 0-48 hours prior to the activity, 100% of the activity cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
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  • In case of unforeseen weather conditions or government restrictions, certain trips or activities may get cancelled. In such cases operator will try their best to provide an alternate feasible. However a cash refund will not be applicable for the same.
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  • If cancellations are madebefore 7 days of the start date of the trip, 10% of the Tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.

Akshardham Light Show: Refund Policy

  • The applicable refund amount will be processed within 10 business days
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  • All applicable refunds will be done in traveller's thrillophilia wallet as Thrillcash

Akshardham Light Show: Booking Confirmation Policy

  • The customer receives a confirmation voucher via email within 15 minutes of successful booking.

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    People Also Ask About Akshardham Light Show

    1. On which day Akshardham temple is closed?

      Although, Akshardham temple opens every week from Tuesday to Sunday but closed on Mondays. The opening timings of Akshardham temple are from 9:30 AM to 6:30 PM.

    2. How much time will it take to see Akshardham temple Delhi?

      It will take approximately 2 hours to see Akshardham temple Delhi where you will discover an inner sense of peace. You will also get to watch water show that showcases a breathtaking blend of technology with creativity. This tour will be guided by the private professional English speaking guide who will assist you before and after the show.

    3. Is mobile allowed in Akshardham Delhi?

      No, Mobiles are not allowed in Akshardham Delhi. Apart from this, electronic items, bags, luggage, camera, Pendrive, laptop, are also not allowed in the premise of Akshardham temple. Everything has to be deposited at the cloakrooms near the inner entrance due to security reasons and you can take back after exist.

      This is a completely free, safe & secure service provided by Swami Narayan Akshardham Trust.

    4. What is the timing of Akshardham light show?

      The Akshardham light show timing is 7:15 PM which is held in the evening and showcases the interdependency between God, nature and man with Multi-color lasers, video projections, underwater flames, water jets along with sounds and lights. This show lasts for 24 minutes.

      Although the temple timings are from 9:30 AM to 6:30 PM. You might have to wait for 20-30 minutes for the film feature and the water show in the evening.

    5. Is pick up and drop included in the Akshardham light show package?

      Yes, pick up and drop included in Akshardham light show package where you will be picked up by a well-versed driver from your desired hotel / Residence at 4:00 PM. A private English speaking local guide will also accompany you during your tour who will explain the story before or after the show because light and water show is conducted in Hindi.

      You will be visiting places via air-conditioned, super comfortable vehicle for your smooth travelling experience and Witness the breathtaking carving of 20,000 gods & goddesses carved into the temple.

    6. What is inside the Akshardham temple in Delhi?

      Akshardham temple in Delhi comprises of 200 sculptured stone figures of monks, Acharyas, divine incarnations and India's sages along with 9 ornate domes, Gajendra Pith, 234 carved pillars and 20,000 statues of divine figures of India

      - The Central Dome: The deity is surrounded by many sculptures made with a composition of five different alloy

      - Nilkanth Darshan: Such a beautiful theatre stages 40-minute film about the pilgrimage, shown in the giant screen and IMAX theatres undertaken by Swaminarayan.

      - The hall of Values or Sahajanand Darshan: This hall holds the smallest robot in the world, the child version of Swaminarayan. Elements teach non-violence, vegetarianism, morality, prayers and others.

      - The cultural boat ride: This focuses on middle age and the current modern development that explains the lifestyle of Indian during the Vedic period.

      - Yagnapurush Kund or musical fountain: The largest step well in the country which is a resting spot for pilgrims in the morning and then a grand water show takes place for 24 minutes during evening time with a media, explains the life of a Hindu sage.

      - Bharat Upavan: This garden is filled with bronze sculptures of various categories like freedom fighters, warriors, national figures, deity and others.

    7. Will children be charged at Akshardham light show?

      Any children age below than 4 years are complementary in this Akshardham light show package. On the other hand, any children ages between 4 years to 11 years will be charged INR 50 on the ground. Also, any adult above 12 years old & senior citizens will be charged INR 80 on the ground.

      It is to be informed that Akshardham light show tour does not operate on Mondays so kindly book the package accordingly.

    8. How many people are required to book this Akshardham light show package?

      A minimum of 2 people are required to book Akshardham light show package and maximum 6 people can book. But, you can book the same tour multiple times if you are more than 6 in numbers.

    9. What are the attractions near Akshardham temple?

      There are various attractions near the Akshardham temple. Here are the major attractions which you can visit:

      - Uttara Guruvayurappan Temple: One of the famous temples in East Delhi and the rare Lord Vishnu temples where the presiding deity faces the West. A trip to this temple is the perfect way to relax & end the day.

      - Humayun’s Tomb: Humayun’s tomb is one of the best-preserved Mughal monuments, located in the eastern part of Dehli. The architecture is strongly influenced by Persian architecture.

      - National Zoological Park: Originally called Delhi Zoo, has also an underground reptile house that is home to reptiles like the Gharial, Indian Cobra, Marsh Crocodile. Indian Star Tortoise and the Indian Sand Boa. Encounter with numerous species of birds like Peafowl, Grey Hornbill, Emu, Sarus Crane, and the Barn Owl.

      - Purana Qila: One of the ancient forts of Indian Capital Delhi, with three gates to enter the fort and a moat nourished by River Yamuna.

    10. Is there any dress code for Akshardham temple in Delhi?

      Dress code for Akshardham temple in Delhi is respectable where the upper wear of both men and women should cover shoulders, chest, navel and upper arms. You can wear pants or shorts as long as they are below the knee-length.

      In case the dress deemed inappropriate, a sarong is provided free of cost. Shoes should also be removed before entering to the Akshardham temple.

    11. Is photography allowed in Akshardham Delhi?

      Yes, you can click pictures from outside as Mobile and camera are not allowed inside Akshardham Delhi. Every electronic item will get deposited at the cloakrooms near the inner entrance whether your phone or bags or laptop or camera.

      Even, pen drives are also not allowed in Akshardham temple. You should also avoid using improper language, disrespect to any human, and rude behaviour. Pets are also not allowed on the premises of the temple.

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